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Frederick P. Garrity

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE on Saturday, March 2nd beginning at 9:00 a.m. for Frederick P. Garrity, who passed following a long confinement at the Pope Nursing Home of Weymouth on Thursday, February 28th. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, following the visitation, with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel (on the campus of the Chelsea Soldiers’ Horne) 91 Crest Ave., and immediately followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Born & raised in the Powder Horn Hill Section of Chelsea and an alumnus of Chelsea High School, Class of 1958, he entered the U.S. Navy in January of 1959, during the Vietnam Era & served until December of 1962 as a Seaman 3rd Class. For over thirty-five (35) years, Frederick was stationed at the Deer Island Site as an Engineer 1st Class, retiring in 2004. He was also a long-time member of the American Legion Post #61 of Revere.

He is the beloved son of the late John A. & Margaret (Foley) Garrity. He is the cherished brother to Mary A. Harrington & her late husband, Paul J. Harrington of Marshfield & the late John G. & Edward G. Garrity. He is also lovingly survived by his faithful cousin, Gerald “Jerry” Foley & his wife, Dorothy F. (Kirby) Foley of Revere, several other cousins, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. He was also the brother-in-law to the late Anne & Eleanor Garrity.


Visiting Hours

Saturday, March 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, March 2nd at 11:00 a.m. in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel, Chelsea Soldiers Home, Chelsea


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients Activities Account at Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150.

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  1. Steve Garrity
    Mar 1 2019

    Fred was a heart of gold and was much loved by his family.

  2. Kerry Garrity Tuck
    Mar 1 2019

    I’m so happy for Uncle Freddy to meet with the family in Heaven! I’m sure they will be there to greet him with a familiar love. All of us have a new angel looking out for us and that is a blessing we can enjoy!
    Rest In Peace with our loving Father.
    All my love

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